Crop Biotech Update

Economic Implications of LLP

January 13, 2012

New publications by the International Food & Agricultural Trade Council and the International Food Policy Research Institute discuss the economic and policy implications of asynchronous authorizations and Low Level Presence (LLP). Download www.agritrade.org/Publications/documents/LLPOverview.pdf to know more about the need for effective national LLP policies.

The series also includes regional case studies:

  • China [www.agritrade.org/Publications/documents/LLPChina.pdf] by Jikun Huang and Jun Yang,
  • Vietnam [www.agritrade.org/Publications/documents/LLPVietnam.pdf] by IFPRI's Guillaume Gruere,
  • Latin America [www.agritrade.org/Publications/documents/LLPLAC.pdf] by Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, James Kaufman, and Douglas Miller.

View IFPRI release at http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/pbsnote19.pdf.